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Multimedia Systems 2017/2018

  • 6 ECTS
  • Taught in English
  • Continuous Assessment

Objectives

The student should be able to identify and develop multimedia applications in industry, commerce, leisure, and other
areas of society.
Knowing the components that make up the multimedia content, with special emphasis on interactive multimedia.
Provide students with development of practical notions of multimedia projects, such as video games
and other Apps Multimedia PC platforms, online and mobile.

Recommended Prerequisites

Practical knowledge of programming in Javascript, C ++, C # or Java.

Teaching Metodology

Expositive in theoretical classes and Demonstrative in practical classes.

Body of Work

1 - Introduction to Multimedia
2 - Interactivity
3 - Linearity and nonlinearity
4 - Phases of a multimedia project and the development team
5 - Multimedia Text
6 - Hypermedia and hypertext

7 - Color
7.1 - color of Physics
7.2 - Additive colors and subtractive
7.3 - color models

8 - 2D Imaging
8.1 - Images and photography
8.2 - bitmaps
8.3 - Vector
8.4 - Compression and formats

9 - Video
9.1 - Analog video
9.2 - Digital Video
5.3 - Compression and formats

10 - Sound
10.1 - Analog sound
10.2 - Digital Sound
10.3 - Compression and formats

11 - Animation
11.1 - Animation Principles
11.2 - 2D and 3D Animation
11.3 - Animation Techniques

12 - 3D Image
12.1 - Primitives
12.2 - Prospects
12.3 - Object Modeling
12.4 - Textures and colors
12.5 - Lights and shadows
12.6 - Rendering

13 - Interaction
13.1 - Video Games
13.2 - Virtual Reality
13.3 - Augmented Reality


Modeling, animation and programming in 2D (Flash AS3 + Unity)

Recommended Bibliography

Multimédia e Tecnologias Interactivas, de Nuno Ribeiro, FCA, 2007. ISBN 978-972-722-574-3
Multimedia - Making it work (6a Edição), de Tay Vaughan, Mc Graw-Hill, Nov. 2003, EUA
ISBN: 0072230002.
http://www.flashwebtraining.com
http://usa.autodesk.com/adsk/servlet/item?siteID=123112&id=12754609&linkID=9241175
http://www.blender.org/education-help/tutorials/
http://unity3d.com/support/documentation/

Complementary Bibliography

Dictionary of Multimedia, 3rd Ed, Peter Collin Pub., 2003, EUA, ISBN: 1901659518.

Weekly Planning

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Demonstration of the syllabus coherence with the curricular unit's objectives

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Demonstration of the teaching methodologies coherence with the curricular unit's objectives

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relevant generic skillimproved?assessed?
Achieving practical application of theoretical knowledgeYesYes
Adapting to new situationsYesYes
Analytical and synthetic skillsYes 
Balanced decision makingYesYes
Bargaining ability  
Commitment to effectivenessYesYes
Commitment to qualityYesYes
CreativityYesYes
Cultural awareness  
Ethical and responsible behaviourYes 
Event organization, planning and managementYesYes
Foreign language proficiencyYes 
Information and learning managementYes 
Initiative and entrepreneurship capabilityYes 
IT and technology proficiencyYesYes
Leadership  
Problem Analysis and AssessmentYes 
Problem-solvingYesYes
Relating to others  
Research skillsYesYes
Self-assessmentYes 
TeamworkYes 
Understanding multiculturalism and valuing diversity  
Working in international context  
Written and verbal communications skillsYes 
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